Transportation

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  1. Book ImageThe Long Haul: A Trucker's Tales of Life on the Road

    Finn Murphy

    “There’s nothing semi about Finn Murphy’s trucking tales of The Long Haul.”—Sloane Crosley, Vanity FairMore

  2. Book ImageFaster, Higher, Farther: How One of the World's Largest Automakers Committed a Massive and Stunning Fraud

    Jack Ewing

    “A rich history of a company whose cars, for better and worse, have touched millions of lives, a character study of a brilliant but deeply flawed leader, and a case study in how a corporate culture can turn toxic.” —Bethany McLean, New York Times Book ReviewMore

  3. Book ImageRAF: The Birth of the World's First Air Force

    Richard Overy

    A great historian’s masterful account of the origins of air power in the RAF.More

  4. Book ImageFaster, Higher, Farther: The Volkswagen Scandal

    Jack Ewing

    A shocking exposé of Volkswagen’s fraud by the New York Times reporter who covered the scandal.More

  5. Book ImagePinpoint: How GPS is Changing Technology, Culture, and Our Minds

    Greg Milner

    “One of the most mesmerizing and exhilarating, yet alarming modern technology books . . . an extraordinary tale.”—Gillian Tett, Financial TimesMore

  6. Book ImageBrilliant Beacons: A History of the American Lighthouse

    Eric Jay Dolin

    "What Moby-Dick is to whales, Brilliant Beacons is to lighthouses—a transformative account of a familiar yet mystical subject." —Laurence Bergreen, author of Columbus: The Four VoyagesMore

  7. Book ImageTugboats Illustrated: History, Technology, Seamanship

    Paul Farrell

    A gorgeously detailed guide to the evolution, design, and role of tugboats, from the earliest days of steam to today’s most advanced ocean-going workboats.More

  8. Book ImageHerreshoff: American Masterpieces

    Maynard Bray, Claas van der Linde, Benjamin Mendlowitz, Et Al.

    Elegant by design and spectacular in performance, thirty-six iconic Herreshoff boats are showcased in magnificent photographs and original drawings.More

  9. Book ImageFlight 232: A Story of Disaster and Survival

    Laurence Gonzales

    "A richly detailed story that is equal parts heartbreaking, inspiring…and full of fascinating science…masterful." —San Francisco ChronicleMore

  10. Book ImageSS United States: Red, White, and Blue Riband, Forever

    John Maxtone-Graham

    Maxtone-Graham has yet again produced a profusely illustrated tribute, this one to America's most famous and historic liner.More

  11. Book ImageFull Upright and Locked Position: The Insider's Guide to Air Travel

    Mark Gerchick

    "Sit back, relax, and enjoy the flight," our pilots still intone. But who are they kidding?More

  12. Book ImageItalian Ways: On and Off the Rails from Milan to Palermo

    Tim Parks

    “So inviting you might find yourself tempted to give the experience a whirl and ride the Italian trains yourself, book in hand.”—Liesl Schillinger, New York Times Book ReviewMore

  13. Book ImageA Steam Odyssey: The Railroad Photographs of Victor Hand

    Victor Hand, Don Phillips, Jeff Brouws

    Stunning photographs of steam locomotives on all six continents.More

  14. Book ImageSome Vernacular Railroad Photographs

    Jeff Brouws, Wendy Burton

    A remarkable collection of images taken by passionate amateurs that have both a historical value and an innocent charm.More

  15. Book ImageTitanic Tragedy: A New Look at the Lost Liner

    John Maxtone-Graham

    “Maxtone-Graham’s take on the Titanic will be catnip to the ship’s dedicated buffs.”—Publishers WeeklyMore

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